#1 By: Mark Frauenfelder, February 11th, 2014 20:16
#2 By: Stephen_Hocking, February 11th, 2014 22:34
The steps sequence in The Untouchables was itself an homage to the Odessa steps sequence in The Battleship Potemkin by Eisenstein. At least, I've always thought so.
#3 By: Thorzdad, February 12th, 2014 08:43
#4 By: Paul Adams, February 12th, 2014 09:33
This movie turned me against cops forever. Right at the end where they tell Ness that Prohibition is on the way out and ask him what he'll do. "Have a drink." Oh you despicable, hypocritical scumbag. He killed people over a law which he admits freely makes no sense and to which he is, apparently, opposed. Just because it's a law. Even as a kid it struck me as unforgivable. Never fully trusted a cop since.
#5 By: Mark Frauenfelder, February 16th, 2014 20:16
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